Long Beach, CA Punk 4-Piece EMPIRED Touring In Support of New 10 Track Album ‘Finding Calm In The Chaos’

Long Beach, CA Punk 4-Piece EMPIRED Touring In Support of New 10 Track Album ‘Finding Calm In The Chaos’

March Shows with Heartwells, Get Dead, Bad Cop / Bad Cop and More

LP Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Paul Miner (Death By Stereo, Thrice, New Found Glory) and Features Guest Vocalists Brenna Red (The Last Gang) and Linh Le (Bad Cop Bad Cop)

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Long Beach, CA rockers EMPIRED will be touring in support of their new album “Finding Calm in the Chaos,” which was recorded, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (Death By Stereo, Thrice, New Found Glory) at Buzzbomb Studios in Orange, CA, and features tracks with guest vocals from Brenna Red (The Last Gang) and Linh Le (Bad Cop Bad Cop).

Stream the album here:



Apple Music

Amazon Music

Watch/share the video for album track “Repose” here: https://youtu.be/5NShbmHqzM4?si=1bkwvOsGcpAuELyU

Directed, filmed and edited by Josh Roush

Produced by Matt Rowbottom

Fun Fact: EMPIRED’S recent album release live-stream was hosted by their friend, filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back).

“Finding Calm in the Chaos” Track Listing:

1. Unite

2. Arco

3. Sex Shop Music w/ Linh Le

4. Fences w/ Brenna Red

5. Paradise

6. Six

7. Disorder

8. Paper Moon

9. Bitter Pill

10. Repose

Established in May 2023, EMPIRED is the brainchild of Jai Hansel (Bass, Vocals), Danny Baeza (Drums), and Bruce Zebal (Guitar, Vocals). Their instant chemistry propelled them into the studio with renowned producer Paul Miner (known for his work with Death By Stereo, Thrice, New Found Glory).

Recognizing the need for an additional guitar to enhance their sound, Cameron Mosavian (The Overrides, Piss and Blood) joined the group. Harnessing this newfound momentum, EMPIRED composed and recorded the entirety of their debut LP, “Finding Calm in the Chaos,” quickly transitioning to a packed schedule of shows across Southern California.

Despite their current DIY status, EMPIRED remains undeterred and, if anything, fueled by the challenge. Having already completed several tours and with more dates on the horizon this month, their trajectory is one of continuous growth and unwavering determination.

The future shines brightly for EMPIRED.

Upcoming Shows:

3.22- Sam Bond’s- Eugene OR (w/ Heartwells,
Security In Numbers)

3.23- TBA- Seattle WA

3.24- Bridge City Sessions- Portland OR (w/ Heartwells, The Tanked, As It Was)

3.26- The Shredder- Boise ID (w/ Heartwells, The Crawlouts, Karate Riot)

3.27- Johnny B’s- Medford OR (w/ Heartwells, Flamingoes In The Attic, Hard To Market)

3.28- Kilowatt- San Francisco CA (w/ Get Dead, Heartwells)

3.29- Alex’s Bar- Long Beach CA (w/ Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Get Dead, Heartwells)





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